This reports outlines a strategy for sustaining income and jobs in rural communities through investment in existing farm businesses. The report documents the role that direct-investment in farmer innovation can play in assisting rural, farm enterprises to transition to more profitable, sustainable models.
Issues to Consider Related to Tobacco Contracts December 2006.
Farmer and Lender Project: Strategies to Sustain Agriculture and Enhance Rural Development in North Carolina, December 2006. The Farmer and Lender Project report examines barriers to agricultural finance in North Carolina, and looks toward a system of debt finance that allows lenders to work with innovative farmers. The challenges in the current system are discussed, […]